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  • March

    Going Green: The Silvery Minnow, Drought and the Rio Grande

    As signs of spring begin to show in the bosque, environmentalists, biologists and others continue their efforts to understand river flow issues along the Middle Rio Grande. Of particular interest are endangered species in relation to water use and jurisdiction. Within the past three years, the drought has proven to be a constant challenge to create and maintain a balanced environment for the silvery minnow to continue to spawn. Due to the drought, the environment needed for natural spawning is not present.
  • December

    Committing to Recycling Can be Sustainable

    Did you know that America Recycles Day was November 15? It is great that there is a day designated to focus on recycling, but recycling needs to be part of our lives every day, as well as taking steps to live more sustainably.
  • September

    Minority Students Gain “Experience of a Lifetime”

    The National Hispanic Environmental Council sponsors a national Minority Youth Environmental Training Institute that is held for 11 days in Northern New Mexico and exposes minority youth to environmental opportunities within the Environmental Protection Agency, Fish and Wildlife Service, USDA Forest Service and Natural Resources Conservation Service.
  • February

    District Takes Environmental Project Management to Next Level

    Taking the environmental investigations and remediation work from about $20 million in fiscal year 2010 to $54 million in fiscal year 2011 was no miracle. It was customer responsiveness, plain and simple.
  • Corps Team Wins Superfund Award

    A team of Corps employees working on EPA’s Brown and Bryant Superfund Project recently won a Superfund award for Virtual Teams.